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Mar8-12, 10:32 PM
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I would like to know about selecting the proper lipo batteries. For example, for the following motor spec a suitable battery has to be selected

Motor Kv 540KV RPM/Volt
(What does KV in 540KV represent?)
Max Continuous Current 115 Amps
Max Continuous Power 4800 Watts
Max Lipo Cell 12s
(Does 12s means a 12-cell battery?)

Now assume the following battery spec

LiPo Battery 5000mAh 10-Cell 37V
Does this mean the battery can supply a 5 Amp-hr *37 volt * 10 cells = 1850 watt-hr?

How to find how long this battery can be used to power the above motor?
(I would like to choose a suitable battery that can run the motor for 1 hour or more)

My query might be childish. However, would like to to learn something. Can someone please explain me with simple calc?

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